This lesson allows students to explore how having a limited perspective complicates the capacity for critical empathy and collaborative problem-solving.
What if we shifted the way we talked about, thought about, and viewed teens? What if we took them and their concerns seriously? What if we stood up to other adults, especially adults in positions of power, who mock and dismiss young people’s thoughts and opinions?
Using dignity as a framework to navigate conflict and analyze behavior requires a radical shift in thinking. Here’s how we start.
We can all get overwhelmed by our emotions, especially during these challenging times. We need tools to manage ourselves and our relationships with our children.